There’s a Crack in Everything – Recent Sculpture

Time, experience, tragedy, pain, anxiety, fear, disappointment…These things can strip away our defenses, they can crack our masks, they can age us, they can expose parts of us that we might want to hide. We fear that scratching our carefully curated surfaces will reveal ugliness, shame, and darkness. Often we are shocked to discover that … More There’s a Crack in Everything – Recent Sculpture

London – Day 14 – Antiquities, Farewells and Friends

London – Day 14 – July 23, 2019 Had Gregg’s for breakfast. Yum! It was already heating up. The last couple of days had been hot. Not super normal for London. I don’t think London is built for hot days. Many of the Underground lines didn’t have AC and many of the museums and galleries … More London – Day 14 – Antiquities, Farewells and Friends

London – Day 13 – The Guard Changes and Five Floors of Toys

London – Day 13 – July 22, 2019 Got up and headed to Marble Arch. There’s the arch, of course, but there’s also a lovely little park with some amazing sculptures and a fountain. When the NZ Blacketts arrived, we walked through Hyde Park and Green Park under the Wellington Arch to Buckingham Palace for … More London – Day 13 – The Guard Changes and Five Floors of Toys

London – Day 12 – The Church Where We Were Married

London – Day 12 – July 21, 2019 Had another lovely breakfast at the hotel, this time for free because of the early morning fire alarm issues. Then we headed to Leytonstone Elim for the service. This is the church that I attended for many years, served as a secretary and youth leader, and where … More London – Day 12 – The Church Where We Were Married

London – Day 9 – Ancient and Modern, Magnificent and Mundane

London – Day 9 – July 18, 2019 Up early to meet the NZ Blacketts at the Skygarden for breakfast. It wasn’t cheap, but it was a fun experience and I had a couple of amazing cups of coffee and lovely porridge. Wouldn’t you know it, we’d had sunny days non-stop since we arrived, but … More London – Day 9 – Ancient and Modern, Magnificent and Mundane